For 2018-19 , production is estimated to more than double in size to 283 kt, as higher area combined with higher yields. However, supply is forecast to nearly double to 292 kt, due to lower carry-in stocks and imports. Exports are forecast to remain unchanged due to the increased world supply, with the EU, the US and Pakistan expected to remain the main markets for Canadian chickpeas. Carry-out stocks are expected to increase and be burdensome for prices. The average price is forecast to fall due to expectation for increased world supply.
|Seeded Area||Thousand Hectares||62||68||179|
|Harvested Area||Thousand Hectares||44||68||177|
|Yield||Tonnes Per Hectares||1.86||1.49||1.6|
|Total Supply||Thousand Tonnes||129||150||292|
|Total Domestic Use||Thousand Tonnes||20||33||62|
|Carry-out Stocks||Thousand Tonnes||1||1||115|